Legal Aid South Africa has petitioned the Constitutional Court over the Marikana funding matter. The Supreme court of Appeal previously ordered the organisation to pay the fees of lawyers – representing injured and arrested miners – as well as the widows of
34 miners at the Marikana Commission of Inquiry. But after footing a bill of more than 25 million rand – Legal Aid SA wants the ruling overturned.
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Tennessee Supreme Court Justice Connie Clark continues an overview of the state’s Access to Justice Initiative, “Justice for All,” at the Access to Justice: Tearing Down the Barriers panel presentation held at the law offices of Baker Donelson in Nashville on March 31, 2014.
Tennessee attorneys should aspire to provide 50 hours of pro bono legal services per year. The program offers attorneys recognition and CLE credit for pro-bono work. Attorneys who are employed by the government, serve as in-house counsel, or are retired are eligible to contribute pro-bono hours to the initiative.
See part 1 here: http://youtu.be/kVdvLqZOhIw
See part 3 here: http://youtu.be/j2EsSv-VybU
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The Legal Aid Society of Orange County (LASOC) held its 2nd annual Voices for Justice Dinner & Fundraiser at the Richard Nixon Library & Birthplace in Yorba Linda, California.
Since 1958, LASOC has been providing free legal services to some of the most vulnerable populations in our communities: veterans, families, seniors, and homeless individuals. Every year, our organization receives 52,000 requests for services. Since 1958, LASOC has been providing free legal services to some of the most vulnerable populations in our communities: veterans, families, seniors, and homeless individuals. Every year, our organization receives 52,000 requests for services. Your support of our organization will help us continue to make a positive difference in the lives of so many individuals and families.
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In this webinar, the presenters discuss the various funding streams for coverage of assistive technologies, focusing primarily on Special Education, Medicaid and private insurance. The presenters discuss each of these funding streams, including what may be covered under each, how to apply for coverage, and what to do if your request for coverage is denied. We also discuss strategies for considering when to choose which funding stream, how they compare, and how they are different.
Presenters: Sam Abel-Palmer and Marilyn Mahusky, Disability Law Project Staff Attorneys, VT Legal Aid. Video Rating: / 5
Massachusetts Bar Association President Douglas K. Sheff talks about why funding for courts and legal aid programs in Massachusetts is a fairness issue, not just a lawyer issue. Whether you are a lawyer, a client or an interested member of the public, join us during the most critical weeks of the budget process and speak up on behalf of fairness.
Visit http://www.massbar.org/12for12 for more on how you can help participate in our “12 for 12” program — 12,000 lawyers, reaching out to 12 clients each, speaking together as one voice to ask lawmakers in Massachusetts to support funding for our courts and legal aid programs.
Testimony 12 Wendy Berg Community Legal Aid Northampton, MA Video Rating: / 5